Syracuse vs. UConn: The Orange lost a tough battle to the Huskies that would come down to the wire in the Tire Pro Classic in Madison Square Garden, 52-50. Andrew White III led Cuse with 14 points while DaJuan Coleman had 10 points and 15 rebounds.
Connecticut and Syracuse supplied plenty of great moments over the years at Madison Square Garden as members of the Big East. Christian Vital made two free throws with 2.2 seconds to play to give Connecticut of the American Athletic Conference a 52-50 victory over Syracuse of the Atlantic Coast Conference
New York — The first 28 minutes of Syracuse's game against Connecticut had ticked off the clock without Tyler Lydon making a shot. Then, Lydon drained a pretty 3-point shot from the top of the key to give Syracuse a 40-30 lead with 11:39 remaining. Lydon's form was the kind they teach at clinics